International Status and Obligations of Science


IN NATURE of February 24 were published letters from Prof. Stark and myself referring to dismissed German scholars and scientists. I could not neglect the opportunity of saying that the Academic Assistance Council (Burlington House, W.1) urgently needs funds. Whether it was Prof. Stark's eloquence or mine I am not sure (perhaps a little of each), but an unknown friend in America has written me referring to this correspondence and enclosing five cheques from members of his family to the amount of 230 dollars, “to be used for furthering this assistance”. He hopes to send “a little more”.

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